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Demystifying palliative and hospice care

Armed with answers, you can provide patients and families with the information they need to make care decisions. Takeaways: Patients and their families may not understand the difference…

Implementing a floating hospice

Providing the right care at the right time can enhance patients’ and families’ end-of-life experience. (more…)

Is hospice care a two-way street?

As a non-nurse, my perception of why nurses decide to work in hospice care centers around patients and families—relieving pain, assuaging fears, answering questions, being a comfort. But…

Killing for profit

Reinforcing hospice’s valuable services after disturbing court case (more…)

Moral distress and end-of-life care

The power of dignity-conserving care to promote nurse and patient well-being Takeaways: When providing end-of-life care, nurses face ethical dilemmas related to the dying process and the relief…

Skin failure: A historical perspective

Kennedy terminal ulcer. Kennedy lesion. Skin failure. Skin changes at life’s end. Terminal ulcers. Trombley-Brennan terminal tissue injury. End-stage skin. Skin changes associated with dying. Decubitus ominosus. Unavoidable…

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